Component Object Model (COM) Error – CRYPT_E_INVALID_IA5_STRING 0x80092022

In this post, you’ll learn about the error “CRYPT_E_INVALID_IA5_STRING 0x80092022” that is returned when working with COM based APIs or libraries in Windows.

COM Error Message


What is COM?

Microsoft’s COM stands for Component Object Model. Component Object Model (COM) is a networked, object-oriented framework for building interoperable binary software components.   Microsoft’s OLE (compound documents), ActiveX (Internet-enabled components), and other products are built on the COM base technology.

Error Description

Below is the description of this COM Error.

The string contains a character not in the 7 bit ASCII character set.